Affordable Housing In Ocoee
Orange County, Florida

Affordable Housing programs support 70 income based apartments in Ocoee where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Ocoee that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Ocoee, Florida

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Ocoee. Go to the Florida Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Ocoee.

Crown Point Apartments

300 Victory Ln
Ocoee, Florida
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Ocoee Garden Villas

1901 Adair Street
Ocoee, Florida
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Ocoee, Florida

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing and Community Development Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Florida Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Ocoee.

Ocoee, Florida Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Ocoee, Florida

Ocoee features 70 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Ocoee, Florida

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ocoee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ocoee, Florida

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ocoee landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Ocoee.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ocoee, Florida for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,454 and $1,778.

2023 Ocoee, Florida Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Ocoee, Florida Fair Market Rent $1,338 $1,422 $1,616 $2,064 $2,503
Ocoee, Florida Payment Standard Range $1,204 to $1,472 $1,280 to $1,564 $1,454 to $1,778 $1,858 to $2,270 $2,253 to $2,753

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ocoee, FL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 70
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 70
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.92
Average Household Size 3.06
Median Household Income $61,319 ±$2,869
Median Rent $1,172 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.4% ± 7.84pp
Total Population 39,884

Population and Household Demographics

Ocoee is a city in Orange County, Florida with a population of 39,884. There are 12,964 households in the city with an average household size of 3.06 persons. 26.16% of households in Ocoee are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ocoee

The median gross income for households in Ocoee is $61,319 a year, or $5,110 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,172 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ocoee, a household making less than $3,907 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Ocoee.

Area Median Income In Ocoee

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Ocoee, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Ocoee, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,100

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Ocoee

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Ocoee

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ocoee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ocoee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,450 $44,800 $48,100 $51,400 $54,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ocoee AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,450 $53,050 $59,700 $66,300 $71,650 $76,950 $82,250 $87,550